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Jan 26, 2013 5:30pm PST
, she sat down alongside president obama for an interview that will air tomorrow on "60 minutes." four years ago or so they were rivals for the democratic presidential nomination and then she became a key member of his inner circle. the president and secretary talked about her service. >> i want the country to appreciate just what an extraordinary role she's played during the course of my administration and a lot of the successes we've had internationally have been because of her hard work. >> in politics and in democracy, sometimes you win elections. sometimes you lose elections. and i worked very hard but i lost and then president obama asked me to be secretary of state and i said yes. and why did he ask me and why did i say yes? because we both love our country. >> one of the biggest challenges on secretary clinton's watch has been the bloody conflict in syria. that civil war has also produced a growing refugee crisis as syrians try to escape. just yesterday the u.n. said that a record number of syrians, 30,000, had arrived in a refugee camp in neighboring jordan since the beginning
NBC
Jan 27, 2013 6:00am PST
. that rare interview she and president obama sat down for, though, really gave us a peek into their relationship and how things have seemingly changed in the last few years between them. is that a big surprise from where we started in 2008? >> well, on the face of it it is a surprise. they have -- people close to hillary clinton have talked about the relationship. it has been constructive. they are happy to make a public show of it as well because people pay attention to that. those of us who cover the ins and outs will look in the 2016 context and wonder if vice president biden isn't so happy. it's not with him but it's with the outgoing secretary of state. those kinds of questions will be raised. and i think the point that's interesting to me if you look at the coalition of voters president obama put together for his second term they seem to be voting blocks that could flow to hillary clinton as nominee, particularly as a historic nominee herself if she's able to become the first woman president. all of those things will knock around the democratic party. as much as we
NBC
Jan 28, 2013 6:00am PST
, president obama anhillary clinton sit down for their first joint interview. was it a passing of the torch? >> i don't think, you know, either he or i can make predictions about what's going to happen tomorrow or the next year. >> so whose idea was it? and was vice president biden watching? >>> and remembering whitney. whitney houston's mom opens up about details for the first time of her daughter's death and the questions she still wrestles with every day. a candid conversation with cissy houston "today," monday, january 28th, 2013. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" with matt lauer and savannah guthrie, live from
NBC
Jan 28, 2013 12:30am PST
timothy geithner spent his last day as secretary on friday, stepping down after a tumultuous four years in the financial system. president obama's chief of staff jack lew has been nominated to replace geithner. >>> every time you turn around the market seems to be setting a new five-year high. the dow jones industrial average rose this week thursday and up ten the last of 11 days, while the s&p 500 followed suit. the markets continued up on friday. the markets were happy about a battle that seems to be postponed now. the house extended the nation's borrowing limit until may 19th. the bill now heads to the senate where the vote is expected in the next few days. >>> mixed news on the earnings front to tell you about. apple had disappointment with the revenue miss and guidance feel short, mostly because of slower iphone sales. among other technology sales, ibm and google beat expectations as did microsoft and netflix. >>> there aren't a lot of people out there who were right about what would happen over the last five years, but harvard university professor ken rogoff was. he was on t
NBC
Jan 27, 2013 8:00am PST
way, we're going to have growth. the unemployment rate should come down. and president obama is exactly right. focusing on the people at the lower end here. you fix and help the people at the lower end by getting the economy going again. you're exactly right. and the psychologically for the democrats and republicans, it's so important that there be some consensus. you get paul ryan here with his charts, and it looks like the world is going to end at some point. and you need to get everyone onboard to the idea, no, the world is not going to end. >> andrea, i was on capitol hill this weekend. you get a sense that a lot of the gun legislation is not going to be successful. immigration reform is moving at pace. they are having very constructive conversations, republicans and democrats together. the entitlement piece is going to be hard, whether the president wants to go very far on medicare. he has liberals saying don't do it, don't raise the retirement age. so how do these pieces come together here in the next three, four, five months? >> that is exactly the question. when he ev
NBC
Jan 26, 2013 2:05am PST
was so mad. >> you don't know who -- >> let me tell you who he was. window went down. i looked at him, and he -- >> president obama. >> no. no. >> who was it? >> he said to me, do you know mr. early who was the general manager of my station? he's my closest friend. >> did he tell mr. early? >> i bury things and forget about them. that's my philosophy of life. >> did you then run him off the road? >> no. i got to the -- all i could think about during the speech was, oh, my god. i flipped off mr. early's friend. i felt terrible. i don't usually do that, but occasionally it comes out. >> wow. remember you used to go by trucks and they would beep the horn, pull the horn. that doesn't happen anymore. i hate that. i hate that. it's still flu season. >> it is flu season. we're going to play a little flu-related game. >> anna post. great granddaughter of emily post. real etiquette. not a joke. >> here's the thing. i just want to point out before we even start, this is the prize. if you win -- >> this is the prize? >> you get ginger and blueberries and stuff. >> oh, jeez. >> who cares about wi
NBC
Jan 29, 2013 6:00pm PST
in benghazi. kerry is replacing hillary clinton who told a global town hall meeting today when she steps down she'll write a memoir about her years at the state department. mrs. clinton had also added she will not be addressing the 2016 election. >>> another change to president obama's cabinet, transportation secretary ray lahood is resigning. the only republican still left on president obama's first term cabinet says he intends to remain in office until his successor is confirmed that will probably be another two months from now. he says working in the cabinet was, quote, the best public service job he's ever had. >>> a horrific discovery in syria today. at least 60 people dead in what appears to be a mass execution. nbc bay area's janelle wang is here with our "world tonight." >>> a body found on a river bank in the city of aleppo bound and apparently shot in the head. the victims men in their teens, 20s and 30s. it's not clear who shot the victims or when it happened but appears they were dumped in the river and discovered after the water receded. a commander of the opposition forces belie
NBC
Jan 30, 2013 7:00am PST
to dance. don't put him on the spot. >> have you heard from president obama? have you heard from -- >> no? not yet? >> why don't all of you get down here with him. >> we'll dance with you. come on. show us something. >> side kick has one. >> do you know the squirrel dance? >> no. >> get a little wiggle in your video. can you show us that? okay. >> awesome. >> there we go. >> there you go. >> no, no, no. >> i love some of the lines in this video. he says, i'm not in a party. i am a party. >> you remember that. >> brad, did he come up with those lines or did you help him with that? >> that was him because i was -- all the people were sending e-mails. you could ask a question to the president and everybody wanted to know what political party he was in. i was trying to explain to him, okay, republicans, then there's democrats, independents. he got really distracted and bored and he was like, i'm not in a party, i am a party. >> there you go. >> way better than anything i would have ever said. >> when did it explode for you? you made it originally just for your family. now 4 million hits later
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